Tag: Ecommerce

Using Social Media to Build Your Ecommerce Business

Posted by Mark Baartse - June 9, 2010 - Ecommerce, SEO, Social Media
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Social media, networking, tweeting, status updates, joining groups… all these terms are becoming part of everyday life for many and with social media offering such a wide spectrum of advertising space; employing SEO into your latest Tweets is a trick worth noting! The Internet should be thought of as a huge open space full of […]

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Ho Ho Holiday Headlines from the Top Retailers

Posted by Mark Thompson - December 23, 2009 - Ecommerce
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With Christmas right around the corner, retailers are trying to tailor every marketing message on their site to compel holiday shoppers to buy some last minute gifts. Here are a number of call to action graphics and headlines the top retailers are using to stimulate shoppers to spend!  I want to wish everyone a Merry […]

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Holiday Marketing Guide 2009: Hot Products, Tips, & Resources for Online Retailers

Posted by Mark Thompson - November 16, 2009 - Ecommerce, SEO
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Forrester estimates that online retail sales will reach $44.7 billion this holiday season.  That is a 8% increase year over year.  The contributing factor is the increase in buyers doing more of their shopping online, as well as retailers focusing a larger portion of their marketing dollars on internet sales.  Here are some important stats […]

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Google Commerce Search Improves the Online Shopping Experience

Posted by Mark Thompson - November 9, 2009 - Ecommerce
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Hobo: Google Commerce SearchJust in time for the 2009 holiday season, Google has announced its new eCommerce service called Hobo: Google Commerce Search.  Google has created an shopping cart for online retailers that is meant to improve site search and usability.  The new cart comes equipped with a number of customizations and leverages Google’s search […]

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Paypal vs Google Checkout

Posted by Mark Thompson - June 17, 2008 - Ecommerce
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When looking to setup a merchant account, both Paypal and Google Checkout are great solutions. They both have pros and cons but I wanted to give a brief overview of the two merchant solutions. Solutions Paypal Paypal offers both a personal and business account. Google Checkout One type of account. Requires a Google Account to […]

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